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Best Longboarding Helmets That Can Save Your Life

Best Longboarding Helmets That Can Save Your Life

Investing in a good-quality longboarding helmet can literally save your life. We suggest being as safe as possible when it comes to selecting protective gear, but if you can only force yourself to wear one thing, please make it a helmet. That old bike helmet in the dirty corner of your garage may not be good enough ...

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13 Best Longboarding Trucks – Reviewed

13 Best Longboarding Trucks – Reviewed

Shopping around for the best longboarding trucks can seem overwhelming. We've narrowed our list down to the 13 best available. As we've stated in our longboarding trucks guide, the main takeaway when shopping is to stay away from cheap Chinese trucks, there are a lot of knock-offs out there from shady online ...

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Types of Longboards: How to Buy the Right One in 2016

Types of Longboards: How to Buy the Right One in 2016

Picture: Sickboards is the biggest longboard retailer in Europe.“What longboard should I get?” is a pretty frequently asked question, and more often than not it gets the wrong answer. Who should you listen to? Your buddy who started longboarding not too long ago recommends a cheap Chinese import, but the quality ...

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How to Pick the Right Longboarding Helmet

How to Pick the Right Longboarding Helmet

Helmets are no brainers If there’s something you should never skip looking over and spending good money on, it’s safety gear. Unlike street and park skaters, the longboard community as a whole encourages the use of helmets and other safety gear as needed. You won’t be uncool for wearing a helmet, in fact the likely ...

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REVIEW: Paris Savant Longboard Trucks

REVIEW: Paris Savant Longboard Trucks

This year there has been a lot of newer technologies being introduced in the market. Paris and Bear followed Sabre in using a forging process to make longboard trucks. Forged trucks might not be as perfect as CNC precision, but it’s close. Trucks bending and slop from casting won’t be a problem anymore for a much more ...

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How to Dial in Your Longboard Trucks

How to Dial in Your Longboard Trucks

Your stock setup looks nice and shiny, worthy of a couple of pictures to upload to social media. You take it for the first ride and something doesn’t feel quite right. There could be a number of things wrong with your setup – some might require just moving parts around, other upgrading some of them.Stock setups ...

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Longboarding Resources

Longboarding Resources

We try our best to provide information for all the things you initially might have questions about. As you find yourself submerged in the world of skate gear a lot of question arise; there’s a lot of whys and hows for such a small amount of parts that go into making a skateboard a skateboard. If you find yourself ...

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The Longboard Bushings Guide

The Longboard Bushings Guide

Your longboard's bushings provide resistance in your trucks, and without them most trucks just wouldn’t work. The little urethane pieces in your trucks have come a long way since the beginnings of skateboarding, even just a few years ago bushings were not even close to the quality they come in today. Do I have to ...

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Longboard Trucks: What You Need to Know

Longboard Trucks: What You Need to Know

A skateboard is a board, wheels and trucks. We could say trucks are a third of your skateboard, and we’ll be discussing that one third in the article.There’s some highly trusted brands to look into when buying trucks. In this article we’ll take a look at RKP trucks which are appropriate for the usual longer ...

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The Official Longboarding Dictionary

The Official Longboarding Dictionary

Does it ever feel like some longboarders are speaking another language? Have you ever heard a longboarding term and had no clue what it meant? We put together a helpful guide that defines some words and phrases you may hear within the community. Our longboarding dictionary is always evolving, so be sure to let us ...

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